NASA and the European Space Agency are joining forces with other institutions to launch a program that will test their ability to pull off a major task: Prevent asteroids from hitting Earth. Asteroids have been crashing into the Earth for...Show More Summary
While his five colleagues were sleeping, astronaut Alexander Gerst photographed the International Space Station (ISS) at night — and ended up with this enchanting series of images. Gerst, a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut from Germany, took the photos during a six-month mission last year that ended in November. Show More Summary
When the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft sent back the first images of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, scientists were surprised by how much it looked like a rubber ducky. A new analysis finally explains how this comet acquired its distinctive shape. Read more...
Comet 67P/Churyumov—Gerasimenko, the object currently being orbited by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, has a pretty funky shape. It's often compared to a rubber duck: It has two lobes, one forming a large "body" and the other forming a smaller "head," that are connected by a "neck".Read full article >>
Attics and upper-floor spaces with angled roofs can feel stuffy and constricting, often cut off from both daylight and fresh air. Instead of renovating the roof to add attic windows or balconies, you could have both in one. European window manufacturer Velux offers dormer windows that transform into outdoor spaces in seconds, the bottom half […]
The European Southern Observatory's Cosmic Gems program exists solely to produce images of space that can entice and intrigue the public. In other words, it's an initiative dedicated to making pretty pictures of space for your viewing pleasure.Read full article >>
Administrators in the European Parliament are set to spend billions of dollars expanding its office spaces in Brussels and Strasbourg, despite the Eurozone being at an economic low point and some member states battling harsh austerity measures.
Within the space of a few months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has swapped her status as economic villain and EU bully to "Merkel saves the day" with #RefugeesWelcome trending on twitter. It seems European Union members have a short memory.
The banks of the Mississippi are usually lush and green — but in this image, captured by the European Space Agency’ Sentinel-2A, radar imaging shows vegetation in bright red. There’s a lot of vegetation. Read more...
The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft captured a sweeping view of Mars' south pole, along with a region extending northward to Hellas Basin.
Pin it The rise of dark, moody hues is one of our favorite new trends in interior design. All-white interiors are giving way to spaces with darker, more dramatic colors, greys and blues and rich jewel tones with accents of black and even gold. Leading the charge are these three designers, who consistently get this newer, more somber look just right. READ MORE »
European experts have pulled off a major advance that might one day help build new worlds in space after an astronaut in the International Space Station remotely guided a robot on Earth by feel.
The LISA Pathfinder will test technologies for detecting waves that were first proposed by Einstein.
The image above, “Eye of an Algal Storm” was captured by the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-2A satellite over the middle of the Baltic Sea on 7 August. With a spatial resolution of just 10 metres, ripples and waves are captured in stunning detail. Show More Summary
Henriette's Artistic European Abode Pin it That strange strip of wall sandwiched between your ceiling and the top of a door frame has always been a kind of no man's land, decor-wise. It's usually not big enough for any major statement, but it's not small enough to ignore without feeling like you're missing an opportunity. Show More Summary
A UFO seems to appear in an Comet 67P image released by the European Space Agency last month, appearing to to take off from the surface of the comet and shoot directly out into space — at least according to one prominent online UFO researcher who posted a video on Thursday explaining why he believes... Show More Summary
By the end of this year, the European Space Agency will launch a demonstration mission that could lead to a whole new way for astrophysicists to observe the Universe. The mission, called “LISA Pathfinder,” will test new technology to detect gravitational waves in space. Gravitational waves are ripples in spacetime. Show More Summary
The European Space Agency has added a “street view” of the space station to their website. Web Science space station interactive map street view
Today on In Case You Missed It: A new X-ray pill to check for colon cancer is about to enter human trials in the EU and colons everywhere are probably grateful. The European Space Agency is going to control a rover on earth via astronaut on the International Space Station. And a hobbyist crafted a drone that can lift a human for a good 10 minutes. Comments Tags: video
The European premium restaurant delivery space appears to show no signs of cooling. As recently as July, London’s Deliveroo raised a $70 million Series C for further international expansion. And today it’s the turn of Rocket Internet-backed Take Eat Easy. Read More